Spotlight on Excellence

December 2017: Bill Gillespie from the Academic Advancement Department, from the Exceptional Student Education Department, Sarah Huffman and Leigh Ellis, and Tara Walker from Dogwood Elementary

Join superintendent Jason Manuel of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as he highlights great events happening in the schools. On this month's show, GMSD Instructional Supervisor Bill Gillespie shows how the school system is preparing elementary school students for the ACT. GMSD's Sarah Huffman and Leigh Ellis discuss early post-secondary opportunities for students with disabilities. This month's teacher feature is Tara Walker from Dogwood Elementary. Houston High's string orchestra performs to get everyone in the holiday spirit. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of December 2017. More +

November 2017: HMS Cross Country Team, MLB Pitcher Matt Cain and Shannon Ward of Riverdale School

Join superintendent Jason Manuel & co-host Mason Grace of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as they highlight great events happening in the schools. On this month's show, Houston Middle students Emma Adair & Agustina Naldoza of the Cross Country team talk about their trophies from state competition, Major League Baseball pitcher & Houston High alumnus Matt Cain talks about how his experiences in high school prepared him for the big leagues, and Shannon Ward of Riverdale Elementary is the focus of this month's teacher feature. Houston Middle student Misha Agrawal performs a number from the upcoming India Fest event. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of November 2017. More +

October 2017: Houston Middle new House System, Houston High School Girls' Soccer, and HHS SGA Sponsor Traci Spain

Join superintendent Jason Manuel & co-host Mason Grace of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as they highlight great events happening in the schools. On this month's show, we take an in-depth look at Houston Middle's new House System program. Then we speak with Houston High Girls' Soccer team standouts Adryan Darnell & Bailey Rose about their strong start to the season. We enjoy a performance from Houston High student and Delta Fair talent first prize winner, Lydia Waldrop. Finally, the teacher spotlight is on Houston High's Traci Spain. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of October 2017. More +

September 2017: Dogwood student, Claire Midha, Houston High Band Director, Matt Taylor, and a look at the Riverdale addition.

Join superintendent Jason Manuel of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as he highlights great events happening in the schools. On this month's show, Dogwood Elementary student Claire Midha talks about her trip to Congress. Houston High Band Director Matt Taylor gives us a preview of this year's marching band. Finally, we get a look at the brand new Riverdale Elementary addition. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of September 2017. More +

May 2017: TN Commissioner of Education's Visit, Fine Arts, Strings Performance

Join superintendent Jason Manuel & co-host Mason Grace of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as they highlight great events happening in the schools. On this month's show, Farmington Elementary's Courtney Berggren talks about the Tennessee Commissioner of Education Candice McQueen's visit to her classroom. Candice McQueen sits down for a quick interview at Farmington Elementary and Fine Arts Consulting Teacher Dr. Ted Fuller discusses the fine arts happening at GMSD. Also, GMSD students Thane, Timothy, and Sally Alkema perform a special strings number. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of May 2017. More +

April 2017: GMSD STEM Program

Join superintendent Jason Manuel & special co-host Missy Abel of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as they highlight great events happening in the schools. This month's show focuses on the GMSD STEM program. STEM teachers Susan Berry, Leslie Austin, and Christa Phillips join the show to talk about everything STEM. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of April 2017. More +

March 2017: Hudson Myatt, Dr. Heather Fisher, Olivia Brommer, Shrek Jr.

This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of March 2017. More +

February 2017: National Chess Championship, Open Enrollment, 42nd Street, and Fine Arts Academy

Join superintendent Jason Manuel & co-host Mason Grace of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as they highlight great events happening in the schools. Houston Middle student Logan Wu joins the hosts to talk about the recent victory at the national chess championship. GMSD Director of Student Services Chauncey Bland stops by to talk about the open enrollment process. Actors from Houston High's production of 42nd Street put on a show. We also talk to Houston High student and 42nd Street cast member Bailey Dumlao about the show and the new Fine Arts Academy. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of February 2017. More +

January 2017: New Elementary Site, Sophie Mannis, and Rachel Brocato

Join superintendent Jason Manuel & co-host Mason Grace of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as they highlight great events happening in the schools. The student spotlight is on Riverdale Elementary's Sophie Mannis and the teacher spotlight is on Dogwood Elementary's Rachel Brocato. GMSD Director of Operations Josh Cathey stops by to provide an update on the new elementary school site. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of January 2017. More +

December 2016: Jr. Honors Academy, Juli Anna Stanford, and Jennifer Mock

Join superintendent Jason Manuel of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as he highlights great events happening in the schools. Houston Middle Assistant Principal Jessica Woody discusses the school's Junior Honors and Leadership Academies. Houston High student Juli Anna Stanford and her father Shane raise awareness for World AIDS day. Germantown Municipal School's Lead Librarian Jennifer Mock is also on hand to talk about some exciting events in the GMSD libraries. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of December 2016. More +

November 2016: HHS Volleyball, Annie Jr, and Election Coverage

Join superintendent Jason Manuel of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as he highlights great events happening in the schools. Houston High Volleyball Coach Becky Pendleton & Houston High Volleyball player Machari Shaw talk about their successful season. Ann Lowery discusses Farmington Elementary's production of Annie Jr with lead actress Amelia Summy. GMTV's TV Senior Producer Ryan Sweeney is on hand to discuss the TV station's upcoming election coverage. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of November 2016. More +

October 2016: Haunted Houston, Anna Brignole, and Connor Dawson

Join superintendent Jason Manuel of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN and co-host Mason Grace as they highlight great events happening in the schools. This month's student spotlight is Houston High's Connor Dawson. Houston Middle PTA member Jamie Earnest previews this year's Haunted Houston. Farmington Elementary's Anna Brignole also drops by to talk about her recent teacher recognitions. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of October 2016. More +

September 2016: Summer Improvements, Tyler Brooks, and Michael Robinson

Join superintendent Jason Manuel of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN and co-host Mason Grace as they highlight great events happening in the schools. This month's student spotlight is Houston Middle's Tyler Brooks. GMSD Chief of Operations Josh Cathey discusses the recent facility upgrades. Houston High's Michael Robinson also drops by to talk about his 21st century classroom. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of September 2016. More +

May 2016: HR Recruitment Events, Mustang Mob, and Bekah Laurenzi

Join superintendent Jason Manuel of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN and co-host Mason Grace as they highlight great events happening in the schools. This month's student spotlight is Houston High's Brandon Maxwell. Coordinator of the GMSD Human Resources Department Elissa Stratton discusses system wide employee recruiting efforts. Farmington Elementary's Rebekah Laurenzi also drops by to discuss project between her art students and the University of Memphis. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of May 2016. More +

April 2016: Best Buddies, CyberPatriots, and Mary Lirette

Join superintendent Jason Manuel of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN and co-host Mason Grace as they highlight great events happening in the schools. This month's student spotlight is Riverdale Elementary's Molly McClellan. Houston High teacher Leslie Brommer and Houston High student Wyatt Dolce discuss the CyberPatriots program. Dogwood Elementary's Mary Lirette is this month's teacher feature. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of April 2016. More +

March 2016: GMSD Stampede, HMS Pom, and Finnegan Gruggett

Join superintendent Jason Manuel of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN and co-host Mason Grace as they highlight great events happening in the schools. This month's student spotlight is Houston High's Finnegan Gruggett. Houston Middle Pom Sponsor Susan Chappars discusses their recent competition win along with a demonstration from Houston High Pom representative Heather Foreman. Farmington Elementary's Mario Aviles also drops by to discuss the upcoming GMSD Stampede 5k. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of March 2016.
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February 2016: Riverdale Plans, Cellos, and Jim Smith

Join superintendent Jason Manuel of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN and co-host Mason Grace as they highlight great events happening in the schools. This month's show features an interview and performance by Houston High's Ruby Rhee, and an interview with GMSD school board member Lisa Parker about the upcoming Riverdale addition. This month's teacher feature is Houston High''s Jim Smith. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of February 2016. More +

January 2016: Service Pet & Theater Program

Join superintendent Jason Manuel of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as he highlights great events happening in the schools. This month's show features an interview with Dogwood Elementary's Haley Polly and her service pet and Houston High's Kell Christie. This month's teacher feature is Riverdale Elementary's Jessica Minton. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of January 2016. More +

December 2015: Houston High Girls' Sports

Join superintendent Jason Manuel of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as he highlights great events happening in the schools. This month's show highlights the Houston High's girl's cross country, soccer, and golf teams. Mr. Manuel speaks with members from all 3 teams and Director of Athletics, Chad Becker about the teams' recent accomplishments. This month's teacher feature is Choral Director at Houston High, Dr. Billy Rayburn. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of December 2015.
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November 2015: Math Curriculum

Join superintendent Jason Manuel and co-host Mason Grace of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as they highlight great events happening in the schools. This month's show highlights the new math curriculum. Mr. Manuel and Mr. Grace talk to Director of Academics, Teresa Price about the curriculum. The teacher and student spotlighted this month is Farmington Elementary's Ashley Rotenberry and Ben Leonard, a student at Houston High school. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of November 2015.
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October 2015: 1:1 Technology Initiative

Join superintendent Jason Manuel and co-host Mason Grace of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as they highlight great events happening in the schools. This month's show focuses on the 1:1 Technology Initiative. Mr. Manuel and Mr. Grace talk to Curriculum Technology Trainer, Chris Cooper about the program. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of October 2015. More +

September 2015: Capital Improvements to Schools

Join superintendent Jason Manuel and co-host Mason Grace of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as they highlight great events happening in the schools. This month's show focuses on the capital improvements to GMSD during the summer of 2015. Mr. Manuel and Mr. Grace talk to Chief of Operations of GMSD Josh Cathey and Chris Price, president of the Houston High School Athletics and Arts Foundation about all the improvements. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of September 2015. More +

May 2015: Strings Program

Join superintendent Jason Manuel and co-host Mason Grace of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as they highlight great events happening in the schools. This month's show focuses on the GMSD's strings program. Mr. Manuel and Mr. Grace talk to strings director Long Long Kang, and Lydia Kabalen, strings teacher. Members of the Houston Middle and High School strings program perform live on the show! This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of May 2015. More +

April 2015: Houston High Honors Program

Join superintendent Jason Manuel and guest host Mason Grace of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as they highlight great events happening in the schools. This month's show focuses on the Houston High School Honor's Academy and AP classes. Mr. Manuel and Mr. Grace talk to Dr. Abigail Simone of the Honors Council, John Traverse, AP English teacher, and Rian Tyler and Grace Roberts, students in the Honor's Academy. This episode aired on Germantown Municipal Television throughout the month of April 2015. More +

March 2015: STEM Program

Join superintendent Jason Manuel of the Germantown Municipal School district in Germantown, TN as he highlights great events happening in the schools. This month's show focuses on the STEM program. Mr. Manuel speaks with Missy Renshaw, STEM Supervisor, Chris Cooper, Curriculum Technology Trainer, and Joye Phipps, a STEM teacher. This show aired on Germantown Municipal Television in March of 2015. More +
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